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Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
-year. >>> and other global news, iran's president will address the united nations general assembly today. mahmoud ahmadinejad is expected to defend iran's nuclear program which he insists is being used for peaceful purposes. many fear that the issue could drive israel to attack iran's nuclear facilities. israel has urged delegates to boycott the speech. that is just bizarre, it happens to be the holiest day on the hebrew calendar when this gentleman, and i use the term loosely, is expected to speak. meanwhile, thousands plan to protest outside the u.n. as he is speaking. and most western diplomats -- >> won't come. >> yeah, they turn around and walk out. but you really -- do we not really read stuff that he's -- you can quote him saying that, you know, iran's been around for 7,000 years and israel's been here for 70. it's not going to be here soon. it'll be us. a little footnote in history that it was -- which basically says -- >> we're going to wipe them out. >> we're going to wipe them off the map. >> the united nations, why do we fund the united nations is the question. not why does he get to
CNBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
assembly of the united nations today. this is a video of his last appearance in 2010. zun says 18,000 people have been killed since the uprising began in march. >> and kelly evans is standing by in london. what's going on this morning, kelly? >> it's quiet because we're waiting on the end of the week. thursday, friday, that's when we get the spanish budget and hear from the french. credit strategists saying some of the soft cores are looking vulnerable. but the bottom line is stoxx 600 just slightly to the negative this morning. want to show you a couple stocks in particular weighing on the index. continental down more than 4% after an offering priced towards the low end of the range indicating people aren't buying into the dip. standard chartered a laggard. temasek may be selling down some of its stake. the wall street journal telling us this morning, though, not so fast. those shares up more than 3%. and in the wake of caterpillar's pr profit warning, that has made sentiment negative across the globe. if we look at the sectors within the stock 600, we can see industrials are amo
CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> welcome back. how is the united states education system doing and what needs to be done to give the nation its competitive edge back? we're joined with more from our guest host, craig barrett, former chairman and ceo of intel and leading advocate on improving education around the united states and around the world. you talked about this an awful lot last week. we have five minutes, how do you solve the world's education problem. not easy to come up with. >> not easy but results are increasingly dismal. the s.a.t. scores just came out, lowest level in years, the number of kids getting post secondary college degrees in the u.s. is flat to down. every other oecd country is going up. we're getting dumbed down as opposed to getting smarter. >> what is the problem, the number of hours spent in schools, the money spent in schools? >> i wish it was a silver bullet, you could just say this is the problem. if there were one solution i think it would be more competition to the state monopolies that we have for education. i love the c
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